Ajax residents bank $1.7 million from OLG Slots

AJAX -- Ajax residents just took $1.7 million to the bank, thanks to OLG Slots at Ajax Downs. The payment, which covers the Town's portion of the facility's gaming proceeds from April to June 2012, was issued July 20 by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. Proceeds are paid out quarterly, according to the government's fiscal year. On March 12, OLG announced it will make major changes to modernize Ontario's gaming industry and increase the Province's gaming revenue. The changes include turning operation of OLG casinos over to private operators, closing or relocating some facilities and unifying the fee structure for host municipalities. Read article